Overcome - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (syn: overpower, overtake, overwhelm, whelm)
- overcome, usually through no fault or weakness of the person that is overcome
After a tough battle, they overcame the enemy.
She overcame a leg injury and is back running again.
We shall overcome.
She managed to overcome her shyness.
I was overcome with grief and rage.
He was overcome.
Many people were overcome by fumes from the burning factory.
He struggled to overcome his shyness.
Her financial problems could no longer be overcome.
The engineer was working on the freezer when he was overcome by gas.
Charles was overcome with grief.
Australia overcame the Netherlands 2-1.
You must overcome all difficulties
Only by facing your problems can you hope to overcome them.
I've been trying to overcome my fear of flying.
present participle: overcoming
past tense: overcame
past participle: overcome